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  • Address : 8 North Main St. Rockland ME 04841

This is Georges River Land Trust.

Our goals are to conserve land, protect resources and habitat, provide recreational opportunities, promote health, and educate about the intersection of art and nature and how to be good stewards of both. Please join us.

Latest News

The Colors of Winter

Essay by Douglas Smith Think of winter and the colors that come to mind are white, gray, brown, and more gray. Trees bare of foliage, gardens stripped of brightly colored flowers, and lawns gone dormant certainly do limit the wide range of colors associated with the other seasons, but with the addition of sunlight on […]

Clarifying Carbon 101

Carbon sequestration and carbon storage. We hear these two terms used interchangeably these days as society grapples with how to reduce carbon dioxide entering our atmosphere. But they mean different things, and can affect how we plan for stewardship of our land. Conservation of land can help reduce carbon emissions and store more carbon in […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Larkin Post

Meet Larkin Post.  He’s a member of the Lands Committee, and brings his own special expertise to help identify and evaluate conservation opportunities.  Larkin grew up here on the mid-coast, splitting his time between the mainland and Metinic Island, where his family lobstered every summer.  Education and jobs took him away for a few years, […]

Events

Forestry Management Walk and Talk

Georges River Land Trust and Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District are co-hosting a Forestry Management Walk and Talk on Thursday, April 29 at 10 am to teach landowners how to assess their own properties to improve their forest stand for wildlife, timber or other goals. This event wil...

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Trails & Preserves

Trails and Preserves are open!

A huge part of land trust legacy is dedicated to the notion that some of Maine’s best can be found outside – in the woods, on the water, in the fresh air. One of the big reasons we conserve land in the first place is so there will always be special spots for everyone to […]

It’s Official – The Bobolink Trail is Open!

In 2007 Georges River Land Trust set out to protect the spectacular and well-loved iconic landscape between the Weskeag and St. George Rivers, along Route 131 in South Thomaston, on the road from Thomaston to Port Clyde.

Connecting Community to Town Forests

Have you heard? Fat biking is all the rage! Our Connecting Community to Town Forests initiative is the result of a longstanding working relationship between Georges River Land Trust and the Thomaston Conservation Commission.